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Monument to Captain Cook Approximately 70 Metres to North of the Vache

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6434 / 51°38'36"N

Longitude: -0.5619 / 0°33'42"W

OS Eastings: 499606

OS Northings: 194826

OS Grid: SU996948

Mapcode National: GBR F6J.W77

Mapcode Global: VHFSJ.6YTJ

Entry Name: Monument to Captain Cook Approximately 70 Metres to North of the Vache

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Last Amended: 17 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44441

Location: Chalfont St. Giles, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP8

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chalfont St Giles

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Chalfont St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Monument to
Captain Cook approximately
70 metres to north
of the Vache
(formerly listed as
Monument to Captain
Cook in grounds of
The Vache)
SU 99 SE 2/66 22.12.58

Monument to Captain Cook, circa 1780. Circular miniature moat surrounds mound
on which stands open 2 storey tower of flint rubble with red brick dressings.
Open arcade of one round headed arch to each side. Battlemented parapet. Inside
is square stone pedestal inscribed at length with eulogium of Captain Cook and
carrying globe. Staircase to flat roof.
Erected by Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, Cook's friend. Cook was a frequent guest.

Listing NGR: SU9960694826

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